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December 5, 2017
 
First occurrence of ASF detected in Russia (Global Animal Disease Update) (Dec 1, 2017)
 
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A first occurrence of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Russia this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Ukraine

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Ukraine, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 27 from Dr. Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, UKR Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, Kiev, Ukraine.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 22, with two outbreaks reported in Sumy and Donetsk. Six cases were identified in swine, resulting in six becoming susceptible, three dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within containment and protection zones, traceability, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, control of wildlife reservoirs, zoning, disinfection, disinfestation, and ante- and post-mortem inspections. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.
 
2.  Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox detected in Greece

Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox was detected in Greece, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 29 from Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Athens, Greece.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 7, with one outbreak reported in Voreio Aigaio. Two cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 310 sheep becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, traceability, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, zoning, and disinfection. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

3.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Poland

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Poland, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 29 from Dr. Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Varsovie, Poland.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on May 22, 2014, with one outbreak reported in Lubelskie. Four fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in five others becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, screening, traceability, quarantine, official destruction of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within containment and protection zones, control of wildlife reservoirs, and zoning. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

4.  First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Russia

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 1 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 2, with two outbreaks reported in the country. 762 fatalities were identified in swine, and 16,929 others were killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, disinfestation, screening, quarantine, official destruction of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, and control of wildlife reservoirs. Vaccination is permitted (if a vaccine exists) but no treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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